As diverse as animal shelters are across our country, there are even greater differences around the world. Culture, climate, and economics can all shape the homeless animal situation.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
In Tanzania, Humane Society International works with local animal welfarists to improve the treatment of working donkeys.
Lorraine Chittock, who has traveled internationally with her two dogs, offers perspective on how understanding local context and realities may help animal welfare advocates overseas.
A spay/neuter veterinarian takes his commitment to ending pet homelessness to new heights.
Mexico may not be a tropical paradise for the country's homeless animals, but local groups are lending a hand and making a difference.
While those determined to help Peru's animal population face a unique set of challenges, a few committed organizations are working to carve out their niche, control the pet population, and change public perception about strays, one family at a time.
Policies & Programs
If your animal shelter or humane society is outside the United States and Canada, The HSUS international affiliate can help.